Wadja wants to save mobile users money by offering free text messages

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New research by the social network and communication web site Wadja suggests that UK prepay mobile phone users are, collectively, spending over £66m each week on the cost of text messages.

The SMS is very popular in the UK, with 1.4 billion messages sent each week – more than in any other European country. Around half of these are sent from non-contract phones…

Vodafone Inside Out – mobile phones for Second Life

Vodafone’s latest service has just gone into beta testing – and it’s only available to the odd inhabitants of Second Life. Vodafone Inside Out is an in-game mobile system, letting users call other avatars and even connect the call to proper phones out here in the proper world, if that’s not too frightening a prospect.

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Once you’ve picked up a free handset (future money making potential – selling special editions) from an in-game Vodafone vending machine…